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Roger Hendricks Simon

Most recently Mr. Simon won the 2020 International Independent Film Best Actor in a Supporting Role award for LOVE IN KILNERRY.
Previously he played Bernie Jacobs in Oliver Stone's WALL STREET, MONEY NEVER SLEEPS (Blue Ray DVD) opposite Michael Douglas and Josh Brolin. Previously he received critical acclaim for playing the lead role in THE SUBLET, a Best Feature and Audience Favorite award winner in numerous international film festivals. Other recent lead or principal film roles include Dan Simon's ANOTHER YEAR TOGETHER and JIMMY'S CAFE, WHEN FATHER WENT BIKING and THE BOYS OF LATE SUMMER (which he also produced).

A graduate of Yale School of Drama and founding member of Robert Brustein's Yale Rep Theatre Co. in '67, he was elected to Notable Names in American Theatre for directing, acting and producing for Yale Rep, Joe Papp's N.Y. Shakespeare Festival, London's Royal Court Theatre, Dublin's Abbey Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Lincoln Center, BAM, Edinburgh and Nancy (France) Festivals, O'Neill and Aspen (Co.) Playwrights Conferences, Juiliard Opera and Theatre Depts., LaMama, Classical Theatre of Harlem and Roundabout Theatres. He has directed John Travolta, John Lithgow, James Earl Jones, James Woods, Samuel L. Jackson, Bibi Anderson, Tovah Feldshuh and Christine Baranski and NY,
London or world premiers by Tennessee Williams, John Guare, Sam Shepard, David Hare, Michael Weller, Terrence McNally, Lanford Wilson and William Saroyan among others.

Artistic Director and Principal Teacher/Coach of THE SIMON STUDIO in NYC since 1978, - an award winning theatre/film training, development and production center combining professional actors, playwrights/screenwriters and directors. For THE SIMON STUDIO he recently produced and directed Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld's THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Off Broadway at 59E59 Theatres.

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